William Carson and Doris Bradbury were married June 30, 1958. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 30, 2018, in Lake Tansi.
They have four children, Pam Geiger (Jim) of Hobbs, NM, Brad Pharris (Julie) of Powell, Brett Pharris (Brenda) of Crossville and Bruce Pharris (Leanna) of Johnson City.
They have six grandchildren, Destiny McNair (Adam) of Maryville, Sam Pharris (Sarah) of Crossville, Andy Pharris (Shea) of Limestone, Travis Geiger (Carissa) of Davenport, IA, Candace Pharris of Murfeesboro and Michael Pharris of Powell.
They have five great-grandchildren, Kira and Adian McNair of Maryville, Hailey and Kaitlyn Pharris of Limestone and Carson Pharris of Crossville.